When they were kids Texas Ranger Jack Benteen used to be best friends with drug kingpin Cash Bailey. At present, however, the only element linking them together is Jack's girlfriend Sarita, who used to be with Cash. She returns to Cash as a voluntary hostage to make certain that Jack keeps his hands off the drug lord's operation. On top of that, there is a meticulously planned drug bust, in which both Jack and Cash butt heads with CIA-funded paramilitary Maj. Paul Hackett, following his own agenda. Written by
An army of forgotten heroes, all officially dead. They live for combat. Now they've met the wrong man.
Did You Know?
The title comes from a line of dialog written in the script. The line "terminate with extreme prejudice" first appears on film in Apocalypse Now
(1979) (although it originates in the Bernard Conners novel "Don't Embarrass the Bureau"). Both films were written by John Milius
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When Sheriff Benteen realized that Major Hackett lied to him about working for the DEA, he ordered a deputy to get the "Federal Drug Administration" on the phone. See more
Sheriff Hank Pearson
You know, usually you could reason with a drunk, kids on loco weed, or a couple that was fightin'. You could cool 'em down, next day they'd thank you for it. Not now, boy. They get wired, they stay wired. Smack, snort, pill-poppin' dopes. You take them Luke boys, the one who drew on you and his brother Chub. Runnin' with scum. Christ, I used to fish with their dad! They were sweet kids. Not mad dogs, like they turned out to be, tryin' to bite you.
Referenced in Another 48 Hrs.
AY JALISCO NO TE RAJES
Composed by Manuel Esperon & Ernesto Cortazar
Produced by Ry Cooder
Performed by Maria Conchita Alonso See more